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February 23, 2018
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Apple’s AirPower said to be released next month, pricing info still unclear

Alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X last September, Apple showcased its wireless charging accessory called AirPower. The charging mat will allow Apple users to charge their iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch on the same surface. At the time, Apple … Continue reading

February 6, 2018
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Glucose sensor app said to be first third-party title to access Apple iPhone’s NFC

An app for Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre glucose reader is said to be the first third-party iOS title to make use of the NFC chip in Apple’s iPhone, previously reserved only for Apple Pay. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 27, 2017
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Apple again said to be working w/ MediaTek on modems for 2018 iPhones

As its battle with Qualcomm continues to escalate, Apple is again said to be considering modems from MediaTek for the 2018 iPhones. DigiTimes reports that Apple is looking for additional capacity after ‘transferring half of its orders to Intel from Qualcomm’… … Continue reading

November 20, 2017
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Apple said to downsize Micro LED R&D in Taiwan, may be shifting focus to US

Apple has allegedly shrunk the workforce behind its Micro LED R&D efforts in Longtan, Taiwan, as a result of slow progress with the mass transfer of Micro LED chips onto receiver substrates — though the company still appears committed to … Continue reading

November 9, 2017
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FBI said to have missed opportunity to unlock Texas shooter’s iPhone

In the first 48 hours after Devin Kelley opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people, neither the FBI nor other law enforcement agencies asked for Apple’s help in unlocking Kelley’s iPhone or linked accounts — … Continue reading

July 5, 2017
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Feds said to have filed appeal opposing Apple’s retroactive $14.8 billion Irish tax bill

In a first formal step opposing the blockbuster tax ruling by the European Union, the U.S. government has reportedly filed with the European Union General Court to opposition the $ 14.8 billion mandate by the European Commission. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 5, 2017
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Apple again said to be releasing iPhone 8 w/ 5.8-inch OLED display & two smaller LCD models this year

Nikkei Asian Review is today out with a new note corroborating much of what we already know about this year’s iPhone refresh. The report reiterates the fact that Apple will introduce a new 5.8-inch OLED iPhone, as well as two … Continue reading

February 18, 2017
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Apple said to be working on wireless charging solution with Broadcom, may not launch until 2018

A lot has been made about what sort of wireless charging system the iPhone 8 will feature, but according to JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur, Apple has been working with Broadcom on a new customized solution. As noted by CNBC, Sur says … Continue reading

January 14, 2017
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Next iPhone Said to Have Even Better IP68-Rated Water Resistance

Apple’s next-generation iPhone will feature IP68-rated water resistance, which would be an improvement over the IP67-certified iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, according to The Korea Herald. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 is IP68 certified, and the Galaxy S8 is naturally rumored … Continue reading

January 13, 2017
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New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

January 9, 2017
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Size of Apple’s New ‘High End’ iPad Pro Model Said to be Between 10 and 10.5-Inches

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research report underlining his expectations for the future of Apple’s iPad line-up, with slightly revised predictions for a new “high-end” middle-size tablet to be released later this year. According to Kuo, Apple … Continue reading

December 2, 2016
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Apple said to be setting up distribution center in India to gain greater control of the supply chain

According to a report from the The Economic Times, Apple is planning to set up a distribution center in India. The move comes as Apple is working to establish a retail presence in the country and has faced challenges due to … Continue reading

August 31, 2016
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Next Year’s iPhone Said to Include Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes

Apple is planning to include iris scanning capabilities on the tenth-anniversary iPhone launching in 2017, according to a Chinese-language MoneyDJ report translated by DigiTimes. The latter website, citing supply chain sources, previously said the feature would not debut on iPhones … Continue reading

August 26, 2016
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Apple again said to remove Home button with iPhone coming in 2017

Following a similar report from the WSJ earlier this summer, a new report from Bloomberg today briefly mentions that the iPhone introduced in 2017 will not feature the iconic Home button that has been present from the start. The Bloomberg piece … Continue reading

August 8, 2016
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Apple’s ‘iPhone 7’ again said to have pressure sensing haptic home button

The Touch ID home button on this year’s iPhone will not physically click, instead mimicking the sensation of a click with haptic feedback, just like Apple’s Force Touch trackpad found on newer MacBooks, a new report reaffirms. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading